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Percussive Layers SoundSet for Texture by Devious Machines

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650 new One-Shot Sounds

Packed with 650 custom-designed percussion samples, Percussive Layers is the first official expansion pack for Texture triples its capabilities in layering and triggering. The talented Rich (aka Defazed) uses Percussive Layers, the new Texture expansion pack, on some drum and bass. See also our Texture 1.5 Review

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Texture by Devious Machines – a sound effect and sound design layering plug-in. It is, in a nutshell, a software Multi-Effect plugin that produces a unique sound that matches the dynamics of your source. The source can be your own sample or one of the included ones. Devious Machines did send a review copy with no strings attached.

Percussive Layers is a powerful toolkit of transients, bass hits, impacts, sweeteners, tails, and more. Designed for use with Texture’s auto-triggering, beefing up that kick drum or fixing that snare has never been easier.

Percussive Layers includes 650 sounds covering: bass attacks, bass kickers, bass tails, bells, clap layers, hi-hats, fizzes, effects, glitches, hand percussion, percussion, mid-attacks, mid-thumps and mid-hits, reverb tails, shakers, slaps, snares, snare rattles, top-attacks, and transients. And about 100 presets to help you get started.

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INFILTRATOR – The Multi-Effect, Evolved

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INFILTRATOR – Sequenced Multi-effects Powerhouse

Infiltrator could be your new secret weapon. Infiltrator is a monster multi-effect sequencer that can satisfy any sound design appetite. Thanks to a choice of 28 effects, combined with powerful curve editing, sequencing, and macro controls, the possibilities are endless, and inspiration is guaranteed!

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Infiltrator Features

  • Draw custom curves for up to ten effects.
  • Choose from 28 effect modules, including filters, delays, loopers, pitchshifters and more.
  • Powerful effects sequencer brings your processing to life across up to 32 steps.
  • 750+ presets by professional artists and sound designers.
  • Four macro parameters give you ultimate control over your sound.
  • MIDI control to activate/deactivate effects.
  • Global output effects include 11 types of distortion and 4 types of compression.
  • Trigger curves as envelopes from audio peaks, or run them continuously as LFOs.
  • Disable curve modulation and use the input audio envelope as a mod source instead.
  • Independent speed control for each envelope – up to 100Hz for special effects.
  • Clean Bass mode allows sub bass frequencies to pass through unaffected.

The Effects

  • Analog-style filter types including Ladder, Model-20, Clean, and 101 designs – all available in LP, BP, and HP variants
  • Overdrive, Ring Mod, FM, and Decimator
  • Delay, Looper and two types of Reverb
  • Pitch Shifting, Frequency ShiftingPhaser, Comb Filter, and Formant Filter
  • Gain, Pan, and EQ controls
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The 10 effect slots give you a choice of exquisitely modelled filters, distortion, pitch shifting, FM, delay, reverb, and loads more. Every slot can be modulated by audio input level or using a custom curve editor, which can be triggered by the input audio or MIDI.

The Sequencer

Using Infiltrator’s sequencer, you can program up to 10 effects curves in different combinations. The sequencer repeats patterns of up to 32 steps, and each steps can have its own length. Effects slots can be activated simultaneously.

Presets

Don’t feel like twisting dials? Infiltrator ships with 750 presets, covering a wide range of different genres and sounds. Every preset has its macro controls carefully assigned for expressive control.

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With artist banks by: Teddy Killaz Drum and Bass/Dubstep, Venus Theory IDM, Lumberjack House, Reso Drum and Bass/Dubstep, Graphyt Dubstep, Miss Redflower Drum and Bass, Transforma Drum and Bass, Grouch Psy/Dub, Neurodriver Techno/House, Defazed Drum and Bass/Glitch Hop, Xenoben Psy, Pluvio Bass

Pricing and Availability

Infiltrator is available now from Devious Machines at the introductory price of £69.00 ($98/€80). The regular price after a limited period will be £99.99 ($142/€117). A 14-day limited demo version is also available.

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50% off “Texture” by Devious Machines – Normally €86 Now Only €43!

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Ever wanted to have bubbling-water track a keyboard part, or use an explosion to trigger a sequence of pitch-modulating aftershocks? “Texture” makes all this and more possible!

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Part FX plugin, part-synth; Texture (Affiliate Link) synthesizes new layers that track the dynamics of your sound. Now in version 1.5, import any sample as a texture source, with full access to Texture’s powerful granular synthesis engine!

Want to “glue” your hi-hat’s transients by adding dynamic filtered noise? Or how about beefing up that kick drum by automatically adding a low sine wave? “Texture” makes this easy, intuitive, and fast.

  • Replace hi-hats and percussion parts with alternative sounds
  • Integrate sounds so they sound like they are part of the same ‘kit’
  • Build or enhance rising and falling sounds in electronic music and pop
  • Make sounds more ‘vintage’ by adding noise like tape hiss or vinyl crackle
  • Add exciting tails to percussion and drums where you might have previously used reverb, or looked for alternative samples
  • Add weight to sounds by synthesizing new bass frequencies
  • Use as an alternative to sampling layering, to change a sound’s character
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What Is “Texture” & What Does It Do?

Texture is an effect plugin for your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). It listens to the volume of the audio you feed into it, then generates a new sound which matches the dynamics of your source.

You can use Texture to blend new layers into your sound, or even replace it entirely with a new sound, which matches the shape and rhythm of your source.

Texture has a variety of applications, ranging from subtle enhancement of sounds “in the mix” through to radical transformation and sound design. We expect that you’ll find all sorts of uses for it, many of which we haven’t thought of!

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New in Texture 1.5?

Texture 1.5 is a major update and allows you to use your own samples as sounds sources. It includes:

  • Sample loop playback
  • Two granular synthesis modes
  • Sample triggering
  • Repeating samples at regular intervals
  • It also includes spectrum displays on the EQs

Pricing and Availability

 Normally €86 – get Texture (Affiliate Link) at 50% off before it’s gone!

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Devious Machines Texture Sale

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Texture (Affiliate Link) The effects plugin with the heart of a synth! Get creative, enhance, shape, and transform your audio with Texture. Save 40% off for a limited time only.

Drawing from a library of over 300 acoustic and electronic sources, Texture (Affiliate Link) synthesizes new layers which track the dynamics of your sound. Want to “glue” your hi-hats transients by adding dynamic filtered noise? Or how about beefing up that kick drum by automatically adding a low sine wave? Texture makes this is easy, intuitive, and fast.

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But its uses don’t stop at mix enhancement. Experimental musicians and sound designers will find a plethora of leftfield sounds at their fingertips. How about having bubbling water track a keyboard part, or adding ferocious fire crackle to the roar of a monster? Texture makes all this and more possible.

Texture Features

  • Over 340 sampled, granular and generative sound sources
  • Advanced envelope with attack, hold and decay controls
  • Dual filter, to quickly shape your chosen texture
  • Independent EQ sections for the wet and dry signal paths
  • Source-specific synthesis controls include color, pitch, density, and octave.
  • Modulate a Texture’s controls and filter cutoff using LFO and envelope signals
  • Tweak the response to the source signal with the sidechain filter
  • Squash the Texture sound using limiting and make-up gain
  • Global control of Texture level, Mix and Master level
  • Intuitive user interface, for fast results

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